The goal of this website is to give you information on how to prevent and identify opioid misuse and where to go for help. The Website contains resources on the warning signs and risks of misuse, prevention strategies, naloxone access, and how to get help. You are not alone. Together, we can stop addiction in its tracks.

This guidance document is a resource for municipalities, individuals, organizations, community coalitions, and other groups who are implementing universal prevention efforts aimed at preventing and reducing underage drinking and other drug use in Massachusetts, including those whose efforts are funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) and, more specifically, grantees of the Massachusetts Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative (SAPC) grant program.

This guidance document is a resource for municipalities, individuals, organizations, community coalitions, and other groups who are implementing efforts to prevent and/or reduce opioid misuse in Massachusetts, and more specifically, grantees of the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative.

The misuse of opioids—whether it's opioids such as heroin, or prescription drugs that contain an opioid—is a major preventable cause of overdose and death in the United States. Many cities and towns are struggling to address opioid misuse and its related consequences.This interactive tool is a resource for municipalities, individuals, organizations, and community coalitions who are implementing efforts to prevent and reduce opioid misuse in Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse Web site provides free health promotion materials for Massachusetts residents, health care providers, and social service providers available for free either by download or mail order for physical copies.

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The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP) supports communities across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in addressing substance abuse prevention. Our expert staff offers technical assistance, capacity building, and resources to Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)-funded programs and other communities across the state.

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